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Former President Trump wins New Hampshire Republican Party nomination

Former President Donald Trump has been projected to win Tuesday’s New Hampshire primary just a few minutes after the final polls closed, defeating Nikki Haley – his final remaining major rival for the Republican Party nomination.

 

Trump is the first non-incumbent GOP candidate in the modern era to win both Iowa and New Hampshire.

At the time of filing this report, with the result tallied so far, Trump secured 146,577 representing 54.2%, while Haley polled 118,027 standing for 43.7%.

“I’m very honored by the result,” Trump told Fox News Digital’s Brooke Singman in a statement.

Trump’s rival, Haley, a former two-term South Carolina governor served as U.N. ambassador in his administration.

She congratulated Trump on his victory in her speech to supporters in Concord, New Hampshire, after the race was called, but added the “race is far from over,” as she prepares for a primary in her home state of South Carolina next month.

“I want to congratulate Donald Trump on his victory tonight. He earned it and I want to acknowledge that.

“This race is far from over. There are dozens of states left to go. And next one is my sweet state of South Carolina,” she emphasized.

Meanwhile, as the votes continued to be tabulated, Trump’s margin over Haley remained in the single digits.

Trump made history last year as the first former or current president to be indicted for a crime.

However, his four indictments have only fueled his support among Republican voters.




 

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